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Police: Man steals purse, drags victim

Trent Joyner (Source: LMDC) Trent Joyner (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A man has been arrested for stealing a woman's purse in a Walmart parking lot.

According to Louisville Metro police on January 21, Trent Joyner, 20, and an unnamed person removed the woman's purse from her shopping cart at an Outer Loop Walmart.

Police said the victim attempted to retrieve her purse when Joyner and his accomplice sped off, dragging her a short distance. They fled the scene with the victim's purse and belongings.

According to police, Joyner admitted involvement in the incident.

Joyner was arrested in the 5400 block of New Cut Road. He is charged with one count of second-degree robbery.

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